Harry Freeman  (1858-1922)
Last updated: 27.04.22
p_freemanh.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Harry Freeman was an English music hall performer born near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. He was the first King Rat of the show business charity the Grand Order of Water Rats.
He was chiefly based in Birmingham where he achieved his most success. His first appearance in 1877 at the Imperial Theatre in Walsall. This lead to bookings at music halls in the Midlands and he made his London debut at Lusby's Music Halll' in 1881. His most popular songs include Leicester Square (1894 - words &music: C.M. Rodney) and The Giddy little Girl said, "No!" (1890 - words: J.P. Harrington; music: Orlando Powell. In 1896 he was billed at The Paragon Theatre of Varieties on the Mile End Road in London's East End and his last public appearance was in Norwich in May 1922.
The oortrait by H.G. Banks is from the sheet music cover of They Were All Occupied (1898 - words: Tom Browne; music Felix McGlennon).
Freeman died in Covent Garden.
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Harry Freeman  (1858-1922) has at least 1 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Cobbler Got the Wax, The
Music by: T.F. Robson.
Words by: F. Eplett
Perf. by: H. Freeman
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1890. Sheet Music 5 pages.
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Captain Called the Mate, The Arthur West (words & music)
A. West (perf.)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif Cheer, Boys, Cheer Henry Russell (music)
Charles MacKay (words)
H. Russell (perf.)
Harry Anderson (perf.)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif Four-P'ny-A'p'ny Banquet, The E.W. Rogers (words & music)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif Glorious Beer Will Godwin (music)
Steve Leggett (words)
Harry Anderson (perf.)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif I'd Better Call Again Next Week Albert Perry (music)
A.J. Mills (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif I'm Off to Klondyke Walter Hastings (words & music)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif It Isn't the First Time Harry Leighton (words & music)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif Lord Mayor's Coachman, The David G. Day (music)
Harry Hunter (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif She Stood Behind the Parlour Door Unknown (words & music)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif That's the Stuff to Give 'em George Grant (music)
H. Freeman (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
url15.gif You Look After Me Old Boy T.W. Connor (words & music)
H. Freeman (perf.)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 30 works performed by Harry Freeman who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
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perf15.jpg You Look After Me Old Boy (1893) T.W. Connor John S Baker (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Night In (1896), A T.W. Connor H. Freeman (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Lord Mayor's Coachman (1881), The David G. Day Harry Hunter (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg In Darkest London Up to Date (1891) William George Eaton T S Lonsdale (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Then the Music Started (1899) William George Eaton T A King (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Glorious Beer (1895) Will Godwin S. Leggett (words)
Dan W. Quinn (perf.)
Harry Anderson (perf.)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg That's the Stuff to Give 'em (1917) George Grant H. Freeman (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I'm Off to Klondyke (1898) Walter Hastings(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.)
perf15.jpg Wot Cher Trilby! (1896) Carl Howard(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Little Bit of Luck (1897), A Carl Howard J.S. Baker (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  Beautiful Man Like Me! (1901), A George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg It Never Troubles Me (1895) Harry Leighton Carl Howard (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg It Isn't the First Time (1898) Harry Leighton J.S. Baker (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Nice Thing For a Man Like Me (1899) Frank Leo(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg My Missis Thinks She's Trilby (1895) Alan Macey A.E. Ellis (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg They Were All Occupied (1898) Felix McGlennon T. Brown (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I'd Better Call Again Next Week (1900) Albert Perry A J Mills (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg But Oh! She Said She Was a Country Girl (1902) Eldred Powel(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg While There's a Woman (1903) Eldred Powel(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Giddy Little Girl Said ''No''! (1894), The Orlando Powell J.P. Harrington (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Went (1895) Orlando Powell A. Hall (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  Di-Di-Diddidy-Di! (1906) Orlando Powell A. Hall (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I'm Still in It (1887) T.F. Robson(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Cobbler Got the Wax (1890), The T.F. Robson F. Eplett (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Leicester Square (1894) C.M. Rodney(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Four-P'ny-A'p'ny Banquet (1900), The E.W. Rogers(w&m) H. Freeman (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Cheer, Boys, Cheer (1852) Henry Russell Charles MacKay (words)
H. Russell (perf.)
Harry Anderson (perf.)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Driver of an All Night Tram (1899), The Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
H. Freeman (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg She Stood Behind the Parlour Door (1877c) Unknown H. Freeman (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Captain Called the Mate (1888), The Arthur West(w&m) A. West (perf.)
H. Freeman (perf.)
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